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Here's A Helpful Guide For Breastfeeding Moms Going To D.C. This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 01.19.2017 | Parents

On Saturday, an estimated 200,000 women and allies will participate in the Women’s March on Washington. The day before, around 800,000 people are ex...

10 Habits Of The Most Successful Moms

Joyce Shulman | Posted 01.14.2017 | Parents
Joyce Shulman

They floss. (Nope, I'm not kidding; research says they floss.)

Stop Letting Media Teach Girls Their Self-Worth

Michelle Cove | Posted 01.09.2017 | Parents
Michelle Cove

It is essential that girls--and women--understand and can easily define our self-worth, publicly and privately.

When A Nanny Drops A Baby On The Head, And Mom Gets The Blame

Tova Leigh | Posted 01.04.2017 | Parents
Tova Leigh

I don't really understand why it is anyone's business how someone else raises their children.

Don't Deport Our Moms: Immigration Meets Alzheimer's Disease

Ted Lewis | Posted 12.20.2016 | Politics
Ted Lewis

My mom died from Alzheimer's disease a couple of years ago. Before that, while we were saying the "long goodbye," I used to visit as often as possib...

Why Every Mom Should Travel Without Her Kids At Least Once

Mommy Nearest | Posted 11.30.2016 | Parents
Mommy Nearest

You can reconnect with yourself and who you were before kids, gain some clarity on your life, and come back home refreshed and ready take on this motherhood thing all over again.

Fulltime Med Student Manages Mother's Profitable Business Teaching 30 Somethings To Be Companions

Lisi Maldonado | Posted 11.27.2016 | Entertainment
Lisi Maldonado

"You're late! You're appointment was 45 minutes ago Angeline!" Startled out of my relaxation, I look up from my pedicure to see a male tech rushing wi...

12 Things I Wish My Mama Told Me Growing Up

Jessica Semaan | Posted 11.23.2016 | Women
Jessica Semaan

You do not have to achieve anything for me to love you. I will love you even more when you fail.

The Silver-Lined Lesson for Your Kids from the Presidential Election

Christopher A. Brown | Posted 11.20.2016 | Parents
Christopher A. Brown

With the race for President now squarely in our rearview mirror, it's time to take stock of the lessons from this historic election. And there are man...

Why Catering to Your Child's Tantrums Isn't Always a Bad Thing

Quora | Posted 11.16.2016 | Parents
Quora

Are western parents doing kids a disservice by giving in to all whims? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling q...

Moving From One Side Of The Table To The Other

Jackie Walker | Posted 11.15.2016 | Fifty
Jackie Walker

This weekend my older son and family came to visit for their son's first birthday celebration. Conversations covered many topics and reminiscing became part of the pattern of the days. As I thought about our moments I recalled a memory from long ago shared by my father and me.

What It's Like Caring For My Mother From Far Away

Lisa Hirsch | Posted 11.04.2016 | Fifty
Lisa Hirsch

A few years ago I recall defending myself from some other caregivers. They thought I should not consider myself mom's caregiver, reasoning that since I lived far away I did not care for her in the same way that they did. Their words stung me deeply and had me momentarily question myself.

Why I Love My Mother-In-Law

Alessandra Macaluso | Posted 11.03.2016 | Women
Alessandra Macaluso

Now, go find your metaphorical horse's head, put some glitter in a card, and have a laugh about poop.

How Being a Mother Will Hurt Your Career Even When You Promise It Won't

Quora | Posted 11.03.2016 | Women
Quora

What are some frustrating experiences you've had in your career? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questio...

I Wish My Mom Could Have Seen The Cubs Win Last Night

Kevin Folta | Posted 11.03.2016 | Fifty
Kevin Folta

It was 1974. I was bored silly in a fog of ADHD (when they called it “unsettled”) and sitting at my desk at Dirksen Elementary. It was first grade...

To The Mom Who Sends Her Sick Child To School

Natalie Thomas | Posted 11.01.2016 | Parents
Natalie Thomas

I've never been much a rule follower. I'll fudge my daughter's age at overpriced theme parks, talk my way into a free trial class, knowing I have no intention of signing up and bypass rules of the road (The rolling stop is a favorite move of mine as is right on red, no u-turn... Basically, I'm a menace to society.).

How Can We Liberate Parents from Guilt?

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 11.01.2016 | Parents
Greater Good Science Center

By Diana Divecha Pressure on parents today is endemic, and, for the first time, stress levels among youth have eclipsed those of adults--something p...

Learn From Your Teenage Daughter What She Wants From You As Her Mother

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 10.26.2016 | Teen
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

As mothers we try so hard to relate to our teenage girls only to find we don't feel heard or appreciated. We read all the parenting blogs and sympathize with each other but how do we really know what our daughters want and need?

21st Century Parenting: New, Better, More

Joanna Charnas | Posted 10.27.2016 | Parents
Joanna Charnas

I don't want new or better. I crave simplicity. I hope Friend X keeps her antique changing table. It would be a shame to park it in the garage because of incompatibility with a wipey warmer.

The Day My World Changed

Eva Moon | Posted 10.26.2016 | Parents
Eva Moon

This is not meant as a snub of non-members. There are lots of clubs I will never belong to. I will never have a daughter. I may never be a grandmother. I will never get into the club for men, Asians, twins or former Miss Americas. But my world was rocked when I got my mom card.

Something Is Disappearing That Is Affecting All Of Us!

Catherine Nagle | Posted 10.24.2016 | Religion
Catherine Nagle

Something is disappearing in our world today, and I believe it is the disconnecting from our feminine heart. I believe the Blessed Mother is crying fo...

The "Connected" Baby & The "Smart" Nursery

Dr. Sunny Vikrum Malhotra | Posted 10.21.2016 | Parents
Dr. Sunny Vikrum Malhotra

I was recently sitting at a dinner and was speaking to a young expecting couple. For years, expecting parents have had high anxiety for their new infa...

Being Honest With Our Kids

Tova Leigh | Posted 10.20.2016 | Parents
Tova Leigh

New Video about over praising our kids! In today's 'well done, you did your best' kinda world, is it really a good idea to praise our children when they have clearly not tried their best?

Buick Sundays

Sandra Ramos O’Briant | Posted 10.18.2016 | Latino Voices
Sandra Ramos O’Briant

Sundays were always special because mom didn't work on that day. She was tired from six straight 10-hour nights of waiting on tables. No one could bla...

What Should Mothers Teach Their Daughters?

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 10.18.2016 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Although we wish we were no longer in a gender-biased world, there are still many times when girls are expected to act a certain way. Mothers can help their daughters learn how to build confidence in themselves and accept who they are. Girls appreciate when their mothers applaud their daughters' interests and attitudes and it builds a strong mother-daughter bond.